While we were all busy looking towards more obvious places like Los Angeles and the Albany district courthouse for signs of the inevitable Robot Uprising, the harbinger of humanity's impending demise at the hands of machines was quietly signaling its arrival by the side of a nondescript road in Tacoma, Washington.

That's where Little Caesars recently unveiled its new sign shaker — a humanoid robot capable of shaking a promotional sign at quadruple the apathy of the average teenager forced to work after school to support his dank nug habit.

Lamenting the literal "sign of the times" more than most is Michael Perez, former Little Caesars national shakeboarding champion (no joke).

Check out his moves below, and despair.

[H/T: Reddit]